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adjective as in intense, stormy

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By midday on May 26, more than 160 AP employees had signed an open letter denouncing Wilder’s termination and requesting management provide clarity on how she violated AP’s social media policy.

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Wilder was not told which of her social media posts had violated company policy, she said, just that “I had showed clear bias.”

Wilder believes the Associated Press acted in response to those high-profile pieces of criticism.

So Wilder should be able to enjoy this thing for at least a year before he grows out of it.

So, naturally, I gave my best friend’s son, Wilder, his first Hog for his second birthday.

Was the blackface scene with Gene Wilder in Silver Streak an important step in how American audiences view minstrelsy?

Douglas Wilder became the first African American governor of any state since Reconstruction in Virginia in 1990.

Some of the wilder criticisms of me notwithstanding, my column Monday made two basic points.

In Young Frankenstein, there is a scene in which Gene Wilder throws a dart and misses the target.

Zero Mostel gets Gene Wilder, Frank Langella gets Ron Moody, Gene Wilder gets Cleavon Little.

It was difficult to describe—a little sterner, a little wilder, a faint emphasis of the barbaric peering through it.

It may be that wilder and stronger birds tear him in pieces; that the frost and rain may chill his body, unused to exposure.

Wilder slowly drew himself up and looked inquiringly at Tootles.

Wilder flung a slipper across the room that missed Tootles head and clattered among the paint-brushes.

Wilder drew forth half a bottle of milk, an open tin of potted ham and several portions of bread.


On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wilder, such as: savage, primitive, natural, lush, free, and barbarian.

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